Solgar introduces Resveratrol 250 mg with Red Wine Extract Softgels. This free radical-fighting supplement combines resveratrol derived from polygonum cuspidatum plus 10 mg of red wine extract from grape skin. The product is free of dairy products, artificial preservatives or flavors, sugar, salt, yeast, gluten and wheat, adds the firm.
Carlson Laboratories’ line of mini supplements now includes Mini DHA Gems, fish oil in smaller soft gels. According to Susan Carlson, vice president, “Those that have trouble swallowing should have no problem taking and getting the nutrients they need from these supplements.” This supplement offers 600 mg of fish oil concentrate (100 mg DHA, 50 mg EPA).
Earth’s Bounty launched Longevitrol, an oral polymer matrix spray that contains natural growth factors and vital cofactors to help cells grow and regenerate. Applications include more youthful skin, improved athletic capabilities, sharper mental function and enhanced sex life.
Jarrow Formulas brings Jarro-Dophilus CDS (clinically documented strains) to the marketplace. These vegetarian capsules are formulated to protect, maintain and restore intestinal flora. The product offers 20 billion probiotic bacteria per capsule and seven clinically documented probiotic strains, combined with a gel-forming matrix to promote stomach health.
SRP: $29.95 for a 30-count bottle. 1824 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035, www.jarrow.com
Maitake Products Inc. adds BreastMate to its line of product offerings. This mushroom-based supplement was formulated to support healthy breast cells. The product is made from the Meshima mushroom extract and ingredients such as Maitake SX-Faction, broccoli extract, green tea extract, vitamin D3 and folic acid. 1 Madison St., Ste. F6, E. Rutherford, NJ 07073, www.maitake.com
Published in WholeFoods Magazine, October 2009
New from Fine USA Trading is a formula containing a fermented soybean enzyme, Natto Kinase, Onionskin (quercetin) and garlic extract (sulfur compounds). This supplement was created for those at risk of heart attack or blood clots. The natural blood-thinning effect of Natto Kinase strengthens the circulatory system, says the company, and helps maitain healthy cholesterol balance.
Bluebonnet Nutrition adds EarthSweet Chewable D3 vitamins to its product offerings. This fat-soluble supplement is available in 400, 1,000, 2,000 and high-potency 5,000 IU Vcaps, each of which is said to help support bone mineralization. 12915 Dairy Ashford, Sugar Land, TX 77478, www.bluebonnetnutrition.com
According to Fine USA Trading, this Kelp Root Extract is the richest source of sea minerals, especially iodine, in the ocean. This concentrate of Kombu root is 90% sodium- reduced, which balances sodium and potassium levels. Health benefits include iodine maintenance for immune system and thyroid health as well as detoxification with sodium alginate for colon health. 1311 Sartori Ave., Ste.
From Enzymedica, Inc. comes ViraStop 2x for increased immunity and overall health support. ViraStop 2x contains Enzymedica’s Thera-blend of eight different proteases, which help the body break down bacteria, yeasts and viruses. SRP: $69.98 (90 servings).
The Himalayan Institute introduces Chyawanprash (amla), an ayurvedic tonic for stress reduction, rejuvenation and antioxidant support. The supplement boasts 36 selected herbs and fruits combined with four food ingredients. Chyawanprash is prepared according to GMP standards and contains no preservatives, additives or synthetic ingredients. SRP: $14.95.